A dependable on-the-job or study companion for LPN/LVNs, this handbook focuses on the essential elements of five key areas essential for success as a professional practical or vocational nurse: 1) Mapping for Success addresses learning skills, effective resource management, and special performance issues; 2) Behavioral Competencies discusses concepts and skills related to communication, documentation, patient teaching and the nursing process; 3) Core Issues explores universal healthcare issues with emphasis on essential skills related to each topic; 4) Advanced Skills provides helpful information relating to passing the NCLEXPN examination as well as advanced skills pertaining to leadership and management; and 5) Clinical Competencies focuses on LPN/LVN-specific core concepts and essential skills for topics ranging from drug calculation and infection control to electrolytes and IV infusion. Cases, examples, concept mapping prompts, and a CD for making customized flash/study cards make the handbook interactive. Recognizing Your Teaming Style. Time Management. Study and Test-taking Skills. Writing a Paper. Printed Resources. Faculty Variability. Assertiveness. Computers. Consumer Groups and Health Information. Legal Considerations. Risk Management. Communication. Documentation. Patient Teaching. Critical Thinking. Nursing Process and Clinical Pathways. Stress. Pain. Rehabilitation. Ageism. Sexuality. Culture. Spirituality. Death and Dying. Medication Issues and Drug Calculations. Laboratory and Diagnostic Studies. ECG. Nutrition. Infection Control. Endocrine Highlights. Highlights of Fluids, Electrolytes, and IV Infusion. Basics of ABG's. Passing the NCLEX-PN. Job-seeking Skills. Leadership/Management Skills. Transitioning from Student Nurse to Graduate Nurse and Beyond. For LPNs and LVNs.
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LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook
Mapping Success: Core Concepts and Essential Skills Nancy Brown, Sandra M. Boyd, B. Gayle Twiname An essential guide throughout your nursing education
and a practical resource as a practicing professional!
A "must-have" resource for professional practical or vocational nursing students, the LPN/LVN Student Nurse Handbook is the answer when it comes to nursing questions - such as "What does this mean? Why do I have to know that?...". An engaging, reader-friendly writing style simplifies difficult concepts, maps out core concepts and essential issues and presents them in a clear, concise manner.
Nancy Brown is a knit and crochet designer who has published patterns in "McCall's Needlework", "Crochet Fantasy", and "American School of Needlework (ASN) Publishing". She is a representative of the Crochet Guild of America. She lives on Kitsap Peninsula, Washington.
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